Currey & Company Inc. recalls Olympia Crystal Chandeliers

Starting date:
May 26, 2016
Posting date:
May 26, 2016
Type of communication:
Consumer Product Recall
Subcategory:
Household Items
Source of recall:
Health Canada
Issue:
Product Safety
Audience:
General Public
Identification number:
RA-58482

Joint recall with Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (US CPSC) and Currey & Company Inc.

Affected products

Olympia Chandelier, 8-Light Crystal Chandelier

Product description

This recall involves an eight-light crystal chandelier. The frame is silver with crystal ornaments and eight candle-shaped lights. The loop at the top of the chandelier is made of zinc or steel. The model number 093682 can be found on the inside of the canopy and on the outside of the original carton.

Hazard identified

The loop at the top of the chandelier can break causing the chandelier to fall, posing an impact injury hazard.

Neither Health Canada nor Currey & Company Inc. has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product.

In the United States, the company has received two reports of the loop breaking, including one report of the chandelier falling. No injuries have been reported.

Number sold

Approximately 26 units were sold in Canada, and approximately 1,000 units were distributed in the United States exclusively at Ethan Allen Design Centres.

Time period sold

The recalled products were sold from January 2008 to January 2016.

Place of origin

Manufactured in China.

Companies

Distributor
Currey & Company Inc.
Atlanta
Georgia
UNITED STATES
Manufacturer
Smith Lighting Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen City
CHINA
Manufacturer
Fu Wang Lighting Co., Ltd.
Zhang Mu Tou Town
CHINA

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What you should do

Consumers should prevent people from walking underneath the chandeliers. Ethan Allen will contact consumers directly to arrange for an Ethan Allen service technician to inspect the chandeliers. If the loop is made of zinc, the loop will be replaced by a certified electrician free of charge. No repairs are necessary for loops made of steel.

For more information, consumers may contact Ethan Allen by telephone toll-free at 1-877-848-4952, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.  Consumers may also visit Ethan Allen's website and click on the recall tab in the footer of the homepage for more information.

Consumers may view the release by the US CPSC on the Commission's website.

Please note that the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act prohibits recalled products from being redistributed, sold or even given away in Canada.

Health Canada would like to remind Canadians to report any health or safety incidents related to the use of this product or any other consumer product or cosmetic by filling out the Consumer Product Incident Report Form.

This recall is also posted on the OECD Global Portal on Product Recalls website. You can visit this site for more information on other international consumer product recalls.